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Foodie Friday: smoothie bowls

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: smoothie bowls

I have been wanting to find a delicious, filling and healthy meal to indulge in for the morning and I have finally found the best recipes for smoothie bowls. Smoothie bowls are all of the rage now and are so easy to customize and really make your own. One of my favorite things about smoothie […]

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Thirsty Thursday: make your own caramel macchiato

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: make your own caramel macchiato

One of Starbucks’ most popular drinks is definitely the Caramel Macchiato for the summer and winter. I know that it is my favorite drink to indulge in, especially the hot version. I used to always go to Starbucks first thing in the morning before class and spend all of my DB on Caramel Macchiatos until […]

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Foodie Friday: Pelican’s SnoBall

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Pelican’s SnoBall

The best way to satisfy a sweet craving with something cold and refreshing that makes you feel like you are at the beach is with a Pelican’s SnoBall. Each time I am hit with spring fever, I go to Pelican’s. Pelican’s SnoBalls is a small business on North Tryon Street, very close to campus. They […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Dunkin Donuts iced coffee

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Dunkin Donuts iced coffee

In the month of April, Dunkin Donuts has their “Happy Hour” from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily and it includes any medium size iced coffee for just 99 cents. So being the coffee lover that I am, I usually go a couple times a week to get my caffeine fix. Lately, Dunkin Donuts has […]

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Phenomenal American women of our time

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Phenomenal American women of our time

Laverne Cox Cox is a pioneer for the transgender movement and has led the way as a Trans woman of color in the extremely popular show, “Orange Is The New Black.” An awardwinning diva, we predict that the future is bright for her. The transgender community has gained momentum over the last 18 months. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter […]

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Foodie Friday: Pho Real

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Pho Real

Pho is a classic Vietnamese dish that consists of a warm broth of beef or seafood, rice noodles and vegetables. It can be enjoyed all year-round but one of the best times to have Pho is on a rainy day. Instead of moaning and groaning about the gray skies, use the rainy weather to your advantage […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Panera low-fat mango smoothie

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Panera low-fat mango smoothie

Smoothies are all of the rage as of today and Panera is getting more known for their iced drinks, so I decided to go and try a few. Every smoothie that they offer is low-fat and full of protein which is perfect if you want a lower calorie meal swap. Smoothies are also great if […]

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Spring nail colors

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spring nail colors

As the seasons change, so do the colors that go with the season. One of my favorite parts that come with spring would have to be the change of color. Spring is such a happy and bright season that brings lots of color and new nail polishes along with it. I have always loved nail […]

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Foodie Friday: Dorito casserole

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Dorito casserole

The best way to enjoy a favorite snack while satisfying your hunger is with this Dorito casserole recipe. You only need one pan and four ingredients to make it. You won’t spend more than $10 on this recipe and you will be able to serve about three or four people. You will need: One 9 […]

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Thirsty Thursday: chocolate and coffee cravings

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: chocolate and coffee cravings

There are some days where you can’t decide between a cup of coffee or a chocolate bar. The best way to satisfy that craving is by combing the two into a perfect coffee and chocolate latte or punch. Café Mocha Latte You will need: One and a half cup full of half-and-half Two tablespoons of […]

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Workout Wednesday: Exercise your brain

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Workout Wednesday: Exercise your brain

Aerobics, strength training and stretching are good ways to maintain a healthy body. Meditation, yoga and surrounding yourself with good vibes are ways to maintain a peaceful soul. Many people stop at this point. They have reached physical and spirit strength, but tend to forget about their mental health. Mental disorders are the leading cause […]

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April Fools Day pranks to play on roommates

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
April Fools Day pranks to play on roommates

Tomorrow is April Fools Day, the one time of year that people expect to be pranked, but usually forget that the day is April 1. The easiest person to pull a prank on is your roommate. Here are four pranks to fool your roommate. 1. The no prank prank All day tell your roommate to […]

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11 memes meaningful in the life of a 49er

| March 31, 2015 | 1 Comment
11 memes meaningful in the life of a 49er

    All photos by: Ben Coon, Chris Crews, Amanda Duke, Sean Grier and NT File Photos

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Foodie Friday: Panera pastry’s

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Panera pastry’s

Growing up, I have always had a major sweet tooth and loved anything filled with sugar and chocolate. This past weekend, my friend and I went to Panera to taste test some of Panera’s smoothies and we ended up ordering a bunch of sweets as well. The first treat we tasted was the Pumpkin Muffie, which is basically […]

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Drink of the week: Red Bull Cherry Edition

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: Red Bull Cherry Edition

We are in the downward slope of the semester. Professors are starting to talk about final exams and papers, and long nights in the library or by the light of a desk lamp are quickly approaching. That being said, caffeine consumption across campus is skyrocketing. If you’re not in the mood for a coffee or […]

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Workout Wednesday: switch up your tredmill workout

| March 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Workout Wednesday: switch up your tredmill workout

Let’s face it; out of all the dull and boring pieces of equipment in the gym, the treadmill sits near the top of the list. A treadmill can be great for walking or running indoors during foul weather and warming up before you hit the weight room. Yet, many people still despise stepping foot this […]

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Foodie Friday: guilt free snacks

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: guilt free snacks

Lately, I have been on the hunt for tasty and guilt free foods to snack on instead of the abundance of chocolate and Girl Scout cookies that are usually in my pantry. When I was in Costco last week, I picked up the most delicious snack food that I could not believe that was actually […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Your Tea teatoxes

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Your Tea teatoxes

Teatoxes are all the rage right now. From weight loss tea to energy tea, the company, Your Tea, has everything you would need for the perfect tea. I first discovered Your Tea through Instagram and every post that I saw about it had amazing results so I knew I had to try it out myself. […]

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Workout Wednesday: what is wrong with your workout?

| March 18, 2015 | 2 Comments
Workout Wednesday: what is wrong with your workout?

As a part of a healthy lifestyle, we all exercise to stay fit. Some of us enjoy a runners high, while some of us prefer to pump some iron. Others practice more peaceful activities such as yoga or tai chi. When it comes to any physical activity, most all of it is beneficial. However, too […]

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Foodie Friday: eat more eggs

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: eat more eggs

Eggs pack a lot of protein within that fragile shell. However, eating plain old scrambled eggs every morning can get old. Try these simple ideas to eat more eggs in different ways. Poached with grits: To poach an egg without a fancy poaching pan, simply boil two to three inches of water in an 8 inch […]

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